| Mar 4, 2010
| 9:49 AM
Black Democratic leaders who hold sway in Gov. David Paterson's home and political base in New York City plan to converge Thursday in a meeting that could produce influential calls for him to resign amid two misconduct scandals.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, a...
| Mar 5, 2010
| 3:18 AM
Influential black leaders in New York City said Thursday night that they believe Gov. David Paterson should stay in office amid allegations he and his staff interfered in a domestic violence case involving a top governor's aide.
Meeting in a Harlem...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 11:07 AM
New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, who served as Grand Marshal for the city's 249th annual St. Patrick's Day parade Wednesday, took some good-natured teasing from the Archbishop of New York, Timothy Dolan, when he was late for 9 am Mass at...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:04 AM
Congressman Charles Rangel felt victorious even before the returns were in. Facing the greatest challenge of his political career, the 80-year-old congressman told a crowd of supporters, "Prayers do work."
With only a trickling of returns counted, Rangel...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 9:53 AM
After finalizing his roster last week, Johnstown Generals head coach Quenteen Robinson turned his attention to the new arena football team's first ever game, a Feb. 25 season opener on the road against the Saginaw Sting.
The Generals, part of the newly...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 6:38 AM
It was far from an ideal start to the season for Johnstown Generals quarterback David Dinkins, who completed just seven of 22 passes in the Generals' season-opening loss at Saginaw Feb. 28. But if the disappointing five-touchdown, 147-yard performance...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:22 AM
His eulogy and obituary read like a love letter to the productivity of The Empire State and New York City.
Thanks in no small way to Hugh Carey's efforts, six of the ten wealthiest zip codes in the wealthiest nation on Earth are in New York City,...
| Oct 20, 2011
— The call by some members of the black media for African-Americans to support President Barack Obama in racial solidarity is a terrible idea. Just as terrible as women supporting women only because of their sex, or any other group viewing the world...
| Mar 29, 2009
| 4:30 AM
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's annual Broadway-buttressed response skit in the annual City Hall reporters' dinner and show brought former Senatorial aspirant Caroline Kennedy briefly on stage Saturday night at the New York Hilton. The plot line of the sketch,...
| Jul 22, 2009
| 4:30 PM
The video above is a beautifully presented piece about the schools under Mayor Bloomberg who has now served nearly two terms. All his ads are expensive, polished productions, free of peeve. Um, say -- is that school bus in......
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Sooner or later every New York City mayor faces the kind of nightmare event that mocks his message. Ed Koch won fame for improving morale and procedures, then departed after corruption and crime. David Dinkins rode in on racial healing......